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    Freak out: Giannis leaves eatery after long wait


    A Milwaukee restaurant issued a public apology on Sunday night after not accommodating Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in a timely fashion after the team's win over the Celtics in Game...

    A Milwaukee restaurant issued a public apology on Sunday night after not accommodating Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in a timely fashion after the team's win over the Celtics in Game 4.

    Cavs downplay effects of Pacers' Stephenson


    The Cavaliers insist Lance Stephenson's antics won't influence their focus after run-ins with the Pacers guard. "It's not worth it to give that extra energy to him," Cavs forward Jeff Green...

    The Cavaliers insist Lance Stephenson's antics won't influence their focus after run-ins with the Pacers guard. "It's not worth it to give that extra energy to him," Cavs forward Jeff Green said.

    Raptors fall into familiar bad habits in second-half collapse


    Toronto led Washington by 14 early in the second half of Game 4. The Wizards were still able to tie the series, and now the top seed in the East needs to identify a...

    Toronto led Washington by 14 early in the second half of Game 4. The Wizards were still able to tie the series, and now the top seed in the East needs to identify a response.

    Beal 'beyond mad' with calls, glad Wizards won


    Wizards guard Bradley Beal said he managed to control his emotions after fouling out late in Sunday's win over Toronto that tied the series at two games...

    Wizards guard Bradley Beal said he managed to control his emotions after fouling out late in Sunday's win over Toronto that tied the series at two games apiece.

    Spurs' victory historic for Ginobili; Parker, too


    Manu Ginobili extended a benchmark he set this postseason, as the only player age 40 or older to score in double figures off the bench in the postseason. But his 132nd win with teammate Tony Parker was a first in NBA playoff...

    Manu Ginobili extended a benchmark he set this postseason, as the only player age 40 or older to score in double figures off the bench in the postseason. But his 132nd win with teammate Tony Parker was a first in NBA playoff history.

    Celtics' Morris cries foul over 'laughable' techs


    Fresh from being docked $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, Marcus Morris once again vented frustration about the rash of technical fouls that he has been given in recent weeks, including one in Boston's Game 4 loss to the Milwaukee...

    Fresh from being docked $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, Marcus Morris once again vented frustration about the rash of technical fouls that he has been given in recent weeks, including one in Boston's Game 4 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

    D'Antoni, Harden: Rockets lack rhythm, in rut


    James Harden agreed with coach Mike D'Antoni's assessment that Rockets are out of rhythm. Said Harden: "It's been a long time" since the team was really...

    James Harden agreed with coach Mike D'Antoni's assessment that Rockets are out of rhythm. Said Harden: "It's been a long time" since the team was really clicking.

    Aussie Bogut heads home, signs with Sydney


    Veteran center Andrew Bogut, who became the first Australian to be selected with the NBA's No. 1 draft pick, has signed with the Syndey Kings of the...

    Veteran center Andrew Bogut, who became the first Australian to be selected with the NBA's No. 1 draft pick, has signed with the Syndey Kings of the NBL.

    C's Morris fined for claiming refs targeted him


    Celtics forward Marcus Morris was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Saturday following his comments Friday that the referees "knew who they wanted to go after" and whistled him for a technical foul in Game 3 as a...

    Celtics forward Marcus Morris was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Saturday following his comments Friday that the referees "knew who they wanted to go after" and whistled him for a technical foul in Game 3 as a result.

    Wizards' Morris fined $25K after testy Game 3


    Wizards forward Markieff Morris was fined $25,000 on Saturday for "attempting to escalate an altercation and pushing a game...

    Wizards forward Markieff Morris was fined $25,000 on Saturday for "attempting to escalate an altercation and pushing a game official."

    Jazz take 2-1 series lead over Thunder behind Rubio's triple-double


    Ricky Rubio's career night -- and Russell Westbrook's passive performance -- has the Thunder's backs against the wall heading into Game...

    Ricky Rubio's career night -- and Russell Westbrook's passive performance -- has the Thunder's backs against the wall heading into Game 4.

    Young 76ers turn mishaps against Heat into a 3-1 lead


    For three quarters, the Sixers were giving away a playoff game on the road. But then they grew up in the fourth quarter -- and now go home up...

    For three quarters, the Sixers were giving away a playoff game on the road. But then they grew up in the fourth quarter -- and now go home up 3-1.

    Pelton mail: Is this the best postseason rookie class?


    Kevin Pelton answers questions on rookies in the playoffs, how New Orleans is beating Portland and second-half surges like...

    Kevin Pelton answers questions on rookies in the playoffs, how New Orleans is beating Portland and second-half surges like Utah's.

    NBA draft tracker: Who's in, and who's testing?


    Who has declared for the 2018 NBA draft, and who's testing the waters? We're tracking the prospects in our Top 100...

    Who has declared for the 2018 NBA draft, and who's testing the waters? We're tracking the prospects in our Top 100 rankings.

    Clint Capela is Houston's secret ingredient


    We joined the Rocket's big man and resident Francophile for a test of his culinary skills and to find out what he's stirring up for the...

    We joined the Rocket's big man and resident Francophile for a test of his culinary skills and to find out what he's stirring up for the playoffs.

    Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes


    Three head coaches lost their jobs during the season, and more moves are expected this offseason. We're keeping track of every change on the sidelines around the...

    Three head coaches lost their jobs during the season, and more moves are expected this offseason. We're keeping track of every change on the sidelines around the NBA.

    NBA coaching candidates: Big names, prospects and wild cards


    With coaching vacancies opening up around the league, here's a comprehensive look at the top names being considered for...

    With coaching vacancies opening up around the league, here's a comprehensive look at the top names being considered for jobs.

    DeRozan and Lowry: 'We're playing for everything'


    With a revamped playing style -- and Game 1 demons slain --, the Raptors are hell-bent on owning the road to the NBA Finals. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry talked to Rachel Nichols about their goals from this season and their on- and off-court...

    With a revamped playing style -- and Game 1 demons slain --, the Raptors are hell-bent on owning the road to the NBA Finals. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry talked to Rachel Nichols about their goals from this season and their on- and off-court evolution.

    The revival of Jaylen Brown, the Celtics' surging star


    Boston's second-year swingman was once so broken up about basketball that he became physically ill. Now he's breaking out on the NBA's biggest...

    Boston's second-year swingman was once so broken up about basketball that he became physically ill. Now he's breaking out on the NBA's biggest stage.

    ESPN Forecast: New playoff predictions for Round 1


    Who are the new favorites in the NBA playoffs? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts Rockets-Wolves and Thunder-Jazz after two...

    Who are the new favorites in the NBA playoffs? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts Rockets-Wolves and Thunder-Jazz after two games.